Graphing {Completing the Square}

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Move the sliders to enter your equation in the general form. ==>To see the equation in vertex form check the Complete the Square Form Text. ==>Check the Max/Min Point to display and find the vertex. ==>Check the Line of Symmetry to find the axis.
This applet can be used by teachers in a demonstration mode in the classroom or teachers can have students load it on their own computers as a worksheet to be completed for a grade.